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Pecan Pie +

November 24, 2011


Before thanksgiving I was arguing with a friend about the merits of pecan pies that have added “extras”. I held to the argument that pecan pies should be all about the pecans, and nothing else. But, I admit, I came home and started looking up recipes for bourbon pecan pies, because, after all, everything is […]

Winner: Greenmarket Apple Pie Contest

November 13, 2011


Today I was lucky enough to be voted the winner of the Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket Apple Pie Contest~ Now that your mouth is watering, making this yourself is easy as pie. (I had to say it). Crust: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for rolling 3/4 cup whole wheat flour–gives it a nice […]

Fall Quiche

October 20, 2011


This morning while grabbing Aussie coffee before heading to the park, the special dish on the chalkboard at the MilkBar caught my eye. It was a roasted tomato and corn quiche. Brilliant. So simple. We have those two veggies in abundance right now. Thanks CSA. I decided to make it happen. First, roast tomatoes and […]

Pastry Day 2011: Croissants and Apple Pie

September 25, 2011


This was supposed to be a post entitled Croissant Challenge 2011. But instead, my kitchen momentum got the better of me (and no major disasters heading into the 2nd turn of the croissants), I started on a pie crust…and then dinner for a few visiting folks. Sidenote: The “turns” of the croissants described as happening […]

Catch up Post: From Salmon to Pot-Pie

August 27, 2011


It’s been a busy summer in the cooking and traveling and cooking-while-traveling departments. This means that I’m finally now thinking about what needs to be documented (and much of the experience can never be captured here—scones coming out of the oven on a misty Seattle morning, to waiting fingers, homemade (Claire) jam, and accompanied with […]